Ballots for Special Election Due

Ballots for special elections in Mason County Fire Districts 6 and 16, and the North Mason School District are due by 8 PM tonight (April 28, 2020). Ballots need to be in a ballot drop box no later than 8 PM or if mailing in your ballot, it must have today’s postmark to be counted.

Fire District 6, which serves Union, is asking voters to approve a ten-year 50 cents per thousand of assessed value Emergency Medical Services levy.

Voters in the Fire District 16 (West Mason Fire which serves Shelton Valley, Dayton, Skokomish Valley, Brockdale/McReavy, and the Skokomish Tribe) are being asked to approve two measures. Proposition No. 1 would restore the property tax levy for maintenance and operations to the amount prior to the merger of Fire Districts 9 and 16. The amount would not exceed $1.30 per thousand of the assessed value. Prop #2 would be a permanent Emergency Medical Services Levy for opertations and staffing of 50 cents per thousand of assessed value.

And the North Mason School District is asking voters to approve a four-year Educational Programs and Operations Levy at $2.16 per thousand of assessed value. This levy would replace the District current live which expires at the end of this year. The new levy is extimated to collect $5,650,615 each year from 2021 to 2024.

Ballot drop box locations:
Mason County Offices, Building 1, 411 N 5th St, Shelton WA 98584
Belfair, John L. Scott Building, 23910 NE State Route 3, Belfair WA 98528
Port of Allyn, 18560 E State Route 3, Allyn WA 98524
Hood Canal Visitor Center, 150 N Lake Cushman Rd, Hoodsport WA 98548
Grapeview, Horton Community Center, 4350 Grapeview Loop Rd, Grapeview WA 98546
Union, Chevron Station, 1031 E McReavy Rd, Union WA 98592

Drive-thru Access
Shelton Timberland Regional Library, 710 W Alder, Shelton WA 98584
Kamilche Area, Fire District No. 4 Station, 3660 SE Old Olympic Hwy, Shelton WA 98584

Ballot Drop Boxes are locked promptly at 8:00 PM Election Day and sealed to prevent additional ballots from being deposited.

Election results are released after 8 PM.